Oh good lord, I just finished The Desolate Hope
The game plays like an OCD JRPG player's wet dream, and the whole thing has a strong undercurrent of feels. The environments and musical score are carefully calibrated to create a sense of overwhelming loneliness; for example, a sidescrolling portion where you travel across the planet's empty surface, looking for old dolls and clocks. You don't see anything but a silhouette of you and the rocky terrain, and the next planet over rising on the horizon, all while the game's theme song plays. The four main characters besides the protagonists are artificial intelligences that each exhibit a unique brand of crazy that are all incredibly hopeless and obsessive and refreshingly different than the usual 'oh im a robot i kill humans herp derp'.
You control a lowly video game processor who is given the impossible task of keeping the abandoned space station running as supplies dwindle and a virus ravages the infrastructure. You spend the whole game wondering which AI you'll have to euthanize first. Then it gets even better.
It's not exactly Kafka, but there's definitely something here. It only takes about as long as one KS path to complete, and the game is pretty much designed to be replayed endlessly by the kind of player who likes to do no-leveling runs of Chrono Trigger. It's worth a shot.
Hanako's favorite joke is The Aristocrats, but she never tells it because Lilly finds it really offensive. Instead, she practices her delivery in front of a mirror when she's alone. It's the only time she never stammers.